The Rise of Blizzard

The Escapist Magazine outlines the history of Blizzard Entertainment and ponders the secret of their success.  They ask, "how does a maker of B-quality DOS and console games go on to become the single most successful videogame company in the history of the world?"  As I don't clearly recollect the world of games pre-Blizzard, the story of the company's start is new and interesting to me.  However, I'm sure we all have our own opinions on this - what do you think has made Blizzard the huge success it is today? 

This article was originally published on WoW Insider.